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Parents Are Dazzled By Their Premature Babies Smile, Can You Blame Them?

Look at this little girl! Born a bit early, Freya put her parents concerns to rest after smiling from ear to ear. Sweet thing is happy to be a live.

Little Things has the story:

baby born prematurely can be a very scary experience for any parent. Even with the amazing advances in medical technology, it’s still be frightening for the mother and father, who will feel totally powerless to help their little one in their earliest days on earth.

So when little Freya was born several weeks premature, her mother, Laurie, was understandably worried for her little girl’s fate. But a mere five days after she first entered the world, her little angel did something to let everyone know that she was here to stay for a good, long while: she smiled.

Some people say that Freya was smiling because she was “happy to be alive,” while others still think she could sense her parent’s worry and wanted to tell them that she was safe. No matter what you might think, there’s one thing we can all agree on: She has a stunning smile, even without teeth!

Laurie posted the adorable picture and, within hours, countless parents from all around the world were sharing the stories of their own premature babies. Not only is it great to see so many happy and healthy babies, but these adorable little newborns are inspiring parents who are currently dealing with their own preemie babies — giving them hope and a reason to smile during their own trying times!

Please check out the adorable photos below!

“Our first daughter at five days old. 3 lbs. 14 oz., she was happy to be alive! This picture was one I looked at often to get me through the ups and downs of our NICU days. Life is so precious,” mother Lauren Vinje told Love What Matters.

Soon enough, countless other parents of premature babies were sharing their own stories.

Not only was it wonderful for fellow preemie parents to share their beautiful babies, but — for any parents who are, right at this very moment, worried in the ICU, unsure of their own premature baby’s fate — this story might give them a little bit of extra hope!

Within hours, parents from all over the world were sharing their children’s story of overcoming the struggle that comes with being a premature baby!

It’s truly amazing how far our medical technology has come to help save these little lives. Not very long ago, these precious angels most likely wouldn’t have made it.

So for any parents out there who are scared for their own little babies, please don’t lose hope. It can be very scary, but medicine has gotten pretty amazing these days, and the will of a little baby to live is incredibly powerful.

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